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Le Cercueil

) #304 of 3,136 Restaurants in Brussels $$ - $$$
Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 512 30 77
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“hareng” (3 reviews)
“dark bar” (5 reviews)
“metal music” (5 reviews)
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Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This bar is SO COOL. Down a long dark corridor you enter Le Cercueil, a room filled with coffins, red lights, bats, scary painting and terrifying sounding beverages. The music is played loud, the drinks are strong and the room is very dark to create...More

Thank EllieWilkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice surprise in the heat of Brussels . As an American and a lover of Halloween this is a must visit place

Thank rmunteanu
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It's a good place where you can spend some hours with your friends! The cocktails are so good! To try absolutely if you are in Bruxelles. It's near the Grand Place! :)

Thank Armando M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Dark, dark, dark, skulls and crossbones, skull-shaped mugs and death-themed drinks. What to expect from a place like Le Cercueil ("the coffin")? This is a great little place to sip a few exotic (and exotically-priced) local brews in a surreal decor. Morbid but not evil....More

Thank Zerosixzero
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very different pub with coffins and skeletons etc, worth a visit. Very dark inside and open and closed coffins on display, its very strange indeed.

Thank BarryCom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First thing is that if your a Westvleteren fan they have it here in a bottle, although expensive, but you can have a rare beer...About 12 or so beers on tap to choose from.. Definitely a very unique place if your interested in trying a...More

Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This place exists since a long time and despite many earlier visits I like to come back occasionally. They offer a good choice of beers and cocktails, all in an original and spooky interior, themed on death with skeletons, coffins and stuff. It does not...More

Thank ToyBoy_B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This place is whatever you make it. Not too full-on just a bit of a laugh really coffins for tables an skeletal decorations. Rock music backdrop and friendly staff. Why wouldn't you?

Thank SteveKB
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It's a small bar so you will have the occasion to talk with the employees and not being served by robots. The decoration is creepy, which is cool, and you can drink your pint in a crane ! If you like the bars with an...More

Thank Thibault S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a famous bar in Brussels. The decoration is composed by coffins, skulls, skeletons... Don't forget to try the beer inside a skull cup. It is a little bit expensive, when compared to other pubs in Brussels, but it is a very nice place.

Thank robenlunardi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Harengs 12, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 512 30 77
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